The shadow brexit secretary says the “chances now of a deal that doesn’t have a backstop are very very slim”.
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Keir Starmer takes a distant second, with Anna Soubry and Tony Blair failing to make much of an impact.
Chris White: A guide to what could happen in the Commons this week as tomorrow’s vote on May’s deal looms
I set out the various permutations – and translate what the amendments to the Government’s motion mean.
We have the full list from the New Progressive Democratic Liberal National Coalition Party – including a three-way Northern Ireland jobshare.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Ministers are voted guilty of contempt for the first time in Parliament’s history
The Attorney General’s claim that it would not be in the national interest to reveal his legal advice was defeated in the Commons.
“If they don’t produce it tomorrow, we will start contempt proceedings…this will be a collision course between the Government and Parliament.”
Henry Newman: A Brexit deal isn’t certain, but it’s within reach – and it could still make it through Parliament
The process is hard and risky, but it still seems unlikely that the Labour Party would really torpedo an agreement in the last resort.
Plus: Crouch’s revenge. Islam’s departure. Brexit, May’s prospective deal and Labour’s internal agonies. And: Trumpety-Trump as the President claims victory.
The shadow Brexit secretary says there is a sequence of potential “logical steps” ahead of us, depending on what happens regarding a deal.
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
Interview: Greening – Banning the People’s Vote from the Tory conference handbook is wrong. “You don’t win a debate by not allowing it to happen.”
The party must move on from Brexit – and focus on boosting social mobility.
It’s a bold gambit. The Labour Party may be changing, but the people the Shadow Brexit Secretary is taking on still have claws.
The Shadow Brexit Secretary’s comment is at odds with his colleague the Shadow Chancellor.
If the test is Starmer’s Twitter feed, there’s nothing at all as of 11am. There was no Labour spokesman on “Today” either.
Grieve behaved with the prudence of the Grand Old Duke of York, but suggested everyone has gone mad.